amarone

noun
ama·​ro·​ne | \ˌä-mä-ˈrō-nā \

Definition of amarone 

: a robust dry red Italian wine with a high alcohol content

First Known Use of amarone

circa 1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amarone

Italian, from Italian dialect (Veneto), literally, tart, very dry, augmentative of amaro tart, bitter, from Latin amarus bitter

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